Retailer has recalled more medicines as a precaution after a possible manufacturing fault was identified
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Wednesday 22 September 2010
For decades Jean Samuel chose never to discuss his wartime experiences as an Auschwitz survivor. Living quietly as a local pharmacist, a post he inherited from his father in a small Alsace town, not even his own family could guess that he was Pikolo, the diminutive and quietly spoken beacon of humanity who inspired his friend and fellow concentration camp inmate Primo Levi to immortalise him in his definitive Holocaust memoir If This is a Man.
Eat your greens: September is foraging month and there's a way for city-dwellers to enjoy edible flora
Saturday 18 September 2010
Nothing smells as good on a weekend morning as field mushrooms simmering in a pan with proper bacon. And conditions for fungi must be perfect this month, because they have been bouncing up all over the place. On the lawn outside my hut, field mushrooms appeared overnight to join hands in an enigmatic dark circle of grass. It's never happened before. But the ground was well warmed by the gorgeous weather we had earlier this summer. Then it rained and up they came.
Monday 13 September 2010
The French film director Claude Chabrol, one of the creators of the New Wave movement of the 1950s and 1960s, died yesterday at the age of 80. Like his fellow nouvelle vague pioneer Eric Rohmer, who died in January, Chabrol worked almost to the end. His last movie, Bellamy, starring Gérard Depardieu, appeared last year.
Sunday 12 September 2010
Tuesday 31 August 2010
Sunday 22 August 2010
It's the sheer level of violence that I can't comprehend.
Saturday 31 July 2010
The summer holidays are here, so are some tips on how to make your money go further when travelling abroad.
Sunday 04 July 2010
Saturday 12 June 2010
The flag tugs at the wrought-iron balcony railing as if to reach out to the other tricolore across the road.
Monday 31 May 2010
Friday 21 May 2010
The former boss of rescued bank HBOS earned more than £2 million in pay and benefits for just nine months in his new job heading high street giant Alliance Boots, it emerged today.
Friday 21 May 2010
Asda is to sell cancer drugs on a not-for-profit basis, helping patients to pay for treatment that is deemed too expensive for the NHS to provide free.
Thursday 20 May 2010
Investors have been warned to be wary of cold calls from share swindlers after financial regulators discovered a "hit list" of 38,000 people being circulated by foreign fraudsters.
Tuesday 18 May 2010
Alliance Boots reported annual profits of more than £1bn yesterday, becoming one of only three UK retailers to achieve the feat, but the privately owned pharmacy chain also warned that consumer demand across Europe is likely to remain muted for at least the next year.
Monday 17 May 2010
High street giant Alliance Boots today pushed profits above £1 billion for the first time and mapped out future growth plans despite "challenging" conditions.
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